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Rockaway Beach

105 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3253
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We saw whales!

We walked this beach several times, over 3 days. The local fisherman lined up, so it was hard to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amy H
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sacramento
Happy Hour at Nick's/Rockaway Beach

Slip back into another decade during happy hour at Nick's Restaurant at Rockaway Beach. Short... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
JeanetteCool
,
Pacifica, California
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
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“parking lot” (3 reviews)
“nicks” (2 reviews)
“tide” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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105 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3253
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked this beach several times, over 3 days. The local fisherman lined up, so it was hard to truly walk the water line. I picked up several pieces of fireworks and some small trash. We saw several whales from the beach.

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Slip back into another decade during happy hour at Nick's Restaurant at Rockaway Beach. Short happy hour menu with snacks to accompany your rolled back prices of selected cocktails. Right by the ocean, spacious bar with many small tables and you can hear yourself speak...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The breakers are magnificent here -- better than other nearby spots -- possibly because there is less beach and more rocks. The city and businesses have done well in constructing a small promenade with cable fencing, sculpture, benches, and parking close to the water. You...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Rockaway Beach is a great little beach. There is a walking path that runs along the ocean. You can sit on the small beach to the right or to the left of the beach for a break from walking and pop into Nicks for a...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We were able to enjoy a nice sunset! We stayed at a nearby hotel and were able get a great view from the parking lot! We didn't get to hike or enjoy the beach since we were passing through but never the less we enjoyed...More

Thank Carl S
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went to Rockaway Beach in Pacifica on the first day of October. It was a beautiful sunny day. Views were nice. Tide was out.

Thank mini33
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This short beach is between the hotel/restaurant and the see. Whale watchingnif you are lucky. Nice spot to eat a meal or picnic from a restaurant nearby

Thank Gui L
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is the Pacific Ocean meeting the West Coast of California. Be prepared to get wet if the big rollers are pounding. Some surf but generally for the locals

Thank James L
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

There have many days in the last 2 years that you can go to Rockaway Beach and catch the whales frolicking in the ocean. We were there last year and there were at least a dozen whales playing and breaching. Nice restaurants close by too.

Thank mrusso767
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

If we lived close by, we'd come here for sunset every day. Really gorgeous. We were staying at one of the hotels there, though, so all we had to do was walk down to the beach and back to our room. I don't think there...More

Thank Bev B
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